Beaton Tulk

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Beaton Tulk (May 22, 1944 – May 23, 2019) was a Canadian politician. He was the seventh Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 2000 to 2001. He was born in Ladle Cove, Newfoundland. He was a member of the Newfoundland House of Assembly from 1979 to 1989 and again from 1993 to 2002 as a Liberal.

On December 16, 2002, Tulk was appointed by the federal government of Jean Chrétien to the Canadian Transportation Agency.[1]

In 2018, Flanker Press released his autobiography, A Man of My Word.[2][3]

Tulk died of prostate cancer, one day after his 75th birthday on May 23, 2019 at his home in Musgravetown, Newfoundland and Labrador.[4]

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  1. "Appointment to the Canadian Transportation Agency". Transport Canada. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2010-06-05.
  2. Press, Flanker. "A Man of My Word". Flanker Press. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  3. "Beaton Tulk talks cancer, Joey and how he never really wanted the top job". CBC News. May 9, 2018. Retrieved 2018-05-26.
  4. Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Beaton Tulk dead at 75